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Is separate not separates #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 15, 2005 4:54 am   Is separate not separates
 

Test No. incompl/inter-51 "Cinemas", question 9

In the making of the film the direction is quite ......... from the financing of the project.

(a) separate
(b) separation
(c) separately
(d) separates

Test No. incompl/inter-51 "Cinemas", answer 9

In the making of the film the direction is quite separate from the financing of the project.

Correct answer: (a) separate

Your answer was: incorrect
In the making of the film the direction is quite separates from the financing of the project.
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how come the answer is separate not separates?please explain thanks....
jerri
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Separate #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 15, 2005 11:37 am   Separate
 

You need the adjective separate here:
The direction is separate from the financing.

Separate can also be a verb as in this example:
A table separates the information into columns.

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